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October 30th, 2014
Source: The Nonprofit Quarterly
Gradian Health Systems provides access to a unique anesthesia machine that requires no power source or compressed oxygen to function. That makes the Universal Anesthesia Machine (UAM), as it is called, perfect for many poor and underserved countries around the world. Although clearly a wonderful... More »
October 27th, 2014
Source: Huffington Post
It has been a while since I have blogged on here. As some of you may know, on May 29th (a date I will never forget), I was hit by a car that broke both of my legs. After a three week hospitalization, I learned that I did not "qualify" for a rehab program because I was not "weight baring" (and would... More »
October 21st, 2014
Source: Philanthropy News Digest
While nearly two-thirds of corporations increased their giving between 2010 and 2013, the rate of growth in corporate giving is slowing, a report from CECP finds. More »
October 21st, 2014
Source: The Boston Globe
Trailing the flashing lights of a police escort, the city bus completed its journey in front of a bleak building in the South End, where more officers and guards were waiting. Out filed some of the 700 former residents of Long Island, where the city’s largest homeless shelter operated until earlier... More »
October 17th, 2014
Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Using a tool on GuideStar’s website nonprofits can compile demographic data on their board members, employees, and volunteers, including their gender, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity, and any disability they might have. Once the information has been recorded, groups can see how they measure... More »
October 14th, 2014
Source: The Boston Globe
Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s administration is preparing the canvas for an 18-month citywide “cultural planning process” to put the arts at the heart of the city’s future for at least the next decade, for artists, residents, and visitors alike. Under incoming Boston chief of arts and culture Julie... More »
October 14th, 2014
Source: Essex County Community Foundation
For over four decades, ECCF CEO/President Dave Welbourn has focused his career on developing resources for the growth of nonprofit institutions. During his six-year tenure at ECCF, his vision for enhancing the quality of life across Essex County has turned the Community Foundation into a flagship... More »
October 9th, 2014
Source: Foundation Center
Foundation Center, the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide, has launched Foundation Maps, a data visualization platform that helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and achieve greater impact. Foundation Maps gives users the... More »

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